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Surfing & Ocean Environment

An impressive overview of the protective and damaging effects of sunscreen on human health and its detrimental effects on coral reefs and water quality. Suzie is an advocate for human and ocean health and presents an excellent overview of her work, research and how to influence national policies.
Speaker: Susie Crick
Recorded at: WCSM19 Torquay, Victoria, Australia
Lenght of video: 27:22

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